An extension of an existing Church of England
primary school from one to two form entry this
project occupies a sensitive and difficult site.
The original school was situated within a
conservation area adjoining a Grade I listed church
and the remains of Barking Abbey, a scheduled
Archaeological remains, including medieval
pavements and culverts, have been protected for
future generations by constructing the school on a
An avenue of large London Planes constricted the site
to the immediate west of the new wing. Under the
influence of the trees classrooms at ground floor face
west between the trees whilst rooms on the first floor
face north and south over parkland.